Definition of 'banquet'
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So it was exciting last month at a banquet for the people in our small groups. Christianity Today (2000)Last night a banquet was held in his honour. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Feast on a banquet fit for a clan chief on the last night. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The gentleman dealers were placed around a long banqueting table with the auctioneer at its head. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Now imagine a huge banquet table in front of you. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)The fixture duly took place coupled with a grand banquet at the Guildhall. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its banqueting hall became the officers' mess. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In those days the swans were farmed as food for the monks' lavish banquets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They got tables for the banqueting hall and six four-poster beds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The castle's full banqueting table was engulfed by tiny grandchildren and adults to his huge enjoyment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It remains a city of lavish banqueting halls, dull coffee chains and far too many theme restaurants. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A new banqueting hall was built in their honour. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Medieval banquets can be arranged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And so the population was gradually led into the demoralising temptations of arcades, baths, and sumptuous banquets. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)I invited my family to Wembley and we had a big banquet that night with players, friends and family. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'banquet'
British English: banquet NOUN
A banquet is a grand formal dinner.
Last night he attended a state banquet at the palace.
Definition of banquet from the Collins English Dictionary
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